Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Melissa Bowers, Calvary Presbyterian

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on July 14, 2014 and July 21, 2014.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Dennea Leap for August, 2014. [Bill No. 14-760]







CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Altec Industries, in the amount of $149,390.00, for a hydraulic aerial device for the Power and Light Department.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Altec Industries, in the amount of $149,075.00, for a hydraulic digger derrick for the Power and Light Department.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Altec Industries, in the amount of $82,785, for a hydraulic aerial device for the Power and Light Department.



4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (294-14) with Kansas City Tree Care and Carl Heath Tree Service for tree trimming services for the Parks and Public Works Departments.  This is a one-year agreement with two, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.   



5.

Item No. 5 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Empire Today, in the amount of $69,299.78, for a new gym floor at the Sermon Center for the Parks Department.



6.

Item No. 6 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $65,154.54, to Rand Construction for the Substation J Foundation and Oil Containment System Construction for the Power & Light Department.



7.

Item No. 7 - Approval is recommended to issue a blanket purchase order, in the amount of $125,000.00, to HD Supply for miscellaneous utility construction products for the Power & Light Department. This purchase is per the US Communities Cooperative Contract #MA-IS-1040222.



8.

Item No. 8 - Approval is recommended to issue a blanket purchase order in the amount of $125,000.00 to Graybar for miscellaneous utility construction products for the Power & Light Department. This purchase is per the US Communities Cooperative Contract #MA-IS-1340234.



9.

Item No. 9 - Approval is recommended to issue a Purchase Order to GameTime c/o Cunningham Recreation in the amount of $71,293.00 for a Powerscape Modular Play Structure for the Parks Department.



10.

Item No. 10 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to HDR Engineering, for engineering design of the 2012 Burr Oak East Sanitary Sewer Main Extension Project in the amount of $90,450.00, for the Water Pollution Control Department. 



11.

Item No. 11 - Approval is recommended to enter into price agreements (171-14) with Brenntag, Carus, DPC, Harcros and PVS Technologies for water treatment chemicals for various departments for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, with four, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



12.

Item No. 12 - Approval is recommended to issue a change order to purchase order #139837 in the amount of $8,582.24 for additional yard repairs for the Water Department. The purchase order would increase to $53,582.24.




Resolutions:

14-760 - A resolution recognizing Dennea Leap, Fiscal Administrator in the Police Department, as the Employee of the Month for August, 2014.



14-761 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-represented City employees as enumerated herein on and after the 22nd of July, 2014, to add one position and change two class titles.



14-762 - A resolution of the City Council of Independence in support of Heritage Green Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Evergreen Partners, LLC, for the substantial rehabilitation and preservation of Heritage House Apartments as affordable housing for senior citizens.




ORDINANCES

14-064 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to construct a drive-through automatic carwash in a C-2 (General Commercial) District at 3700 S. Noland Road. Case#14-200-02 [This matter was remanded to the Planning Commission at the June 2, 2014 Council meeting and is now returning to the Council after additional Planning Commission review on June 24, 2014.]



14-071 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property at 1110 S. Yuma Avenue from District I-1 (Industrial) to District C-3 (Service Commercial). Case#14-100-08



14-073 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for properties generally located north of E. Truman Road, west of S. Fisher Road, and east of the Jackson County Trace Park to R-4/PUD (Single-Family Residential Low Density - Planned Unit Development), R-12/PUD (Two-Family Residential - Planned Unit Development), R-18/PUD (Moderate-Density Residential -  Planned Unit Development) C-2/PUD (General Commercial - Planned Unit Development) and O-1/PUD (Office Residential - Planned Unit Development) and approve a preliminary development plan.  Cases #14-125-01/14-810-01. [The public hearing agenda title on July 21st incorrectly referenced there being an amendment to the City's Comprehensive and Thoroughfare Plans for this site.]



14-078 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property at 9604 E. U.S. 40 Highway from District C-2 (General Commercial) and R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to District C-3 (Service Commercial). Case#14-100-07



14-083 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of the 2014 Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Memorandum of Understanding for the Investigative Support Center Initiative, and related documents, with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, for a grant award in the amount of $59,742.00; making the necessary appropriations; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions; and authorizing certain future appropriations.



14-084 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the Public Transit Operating Assistance grant in the amount of $6,796.00 for operating expenses associated with intra-city transit service known as IndeBus for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015; and making the necessary appropriations. 



14-085 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a conditional assumption agreement with Global Spectrum LP for the Independence Events Center.

 


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14-086 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing the issuance of a change order to reduce the current year's contract with Motorola by $39,168, and authorizing the issuance of a purchase order for $39,165 to Nelson Systems for the upgrade to the existing logging recorder; and making the necessary appropriations.



14-087 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with She Digs It, L.L.C. for the Rock Creek Sewer Capacity Improvements Project Segment 10B for an amount not to exceed $927,967.00, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $92,700.00 and/or time extensions, and making the necessary appropriations.



14-088 - 2R. Mayor Weir has proposed an amendment to the City Code related to the Independence Harry S Truman Award Commission.




********* FIRST READINGS **********

14-080 - 1R. An ordinance approving a plan for an industrial development project for Unilever Manufacturing (US), Inc.; authorizing the City of Independence, Missouri, to issue its taxable industrial development revenue bonds (Unilever Manufacturing (US), Inc. Project), Series 2014, in a principal amount not to exceed $130,000,000 to finance the costs of such project; authorizing and approving certain documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of the bonds. [This ordinance was moved from an earlier Council meeting to the August 4, 2014 Regular Council meeting for first reading.]



14-089 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the U.S. Geological Survey to sample the monitoring well network at the Water Department for the full sum of $75,000.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $7,500.00 and/or time extensions.



14-090 - 1R. An ordinance amending the Flexible Benefits Plan document to allow pretax deductions from paychecks into Health Savings Accounts to be effective August 1, 2014.



14-091 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the annual contract with Mid-America Regional Council for $25,000 in grant funding for the City’s Senior Adult Nutrition Site Program for Fiscal Year 2014-2015; making the necessary appropriations; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions; and authorizing certain future appropriations.



14-092 - 1R. An ordinance levying a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2014, within the corporate limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for general revenue and public health and recreation purposes, and for the Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the fiscal year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2014, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2015.



14-093 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Leath and Sons, Inc. for the North Liberty, Kentucky 2, and Dickinson Force Main Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $721,507.25, and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $72,100.00 and/or time extensions.



14-094 - 1R. An ordinance approving the Noland Road TIF Revenues Reimbursement Agreement among McProperties, LLC, Kenneth B. McClain and the City of Independence, Missouri.



14-517 - An ordinance increasing appropriations in the amount of $4,897,600.17 in the Operating and Capital Budgets for various departments and capital projects; transferring appropriations in the amount of $1,227,908.00 in the Capital Budget for the Public Works Department; and making other budget adjustments as necessary for the City of Independence, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. Appropriation ordinances may receive two readings and be voted on at the same meeting.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item A. The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:30 pm, Monday, August 4, 2014, prior to following the Council Meeting, in Conference Room A, on matters Real Estate, as permitted by Section 610.021(2), RSMo.



2.

Item B. The Council is expected to adjourn to an Adjourned Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11, 2014 in the Council Chambers.




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